Name

Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973 (96)
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 (84)
Fisk University . Library (32)
Crisis (Firm) (11)
Encyclopedia of the Negro, inc.. (10)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (10)
United States . Works Progress Administration (8)
Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977 (7)
Fisk University (6)
Phelps-Stokes Fund (6)
Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958 (6)
Partington, Paul G. (5)
Julius Rosenwald Fund (4)
Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932 (3)
Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977 (3)
Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Illinois (3)
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 (2)
Encyclopedia of the Negro, inc. (2)
Lassen, Meta (2)
Lester, Gladys (2)
Tuskegee Institute (2)
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 (2)
Woodell, Todd (2)
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 (1)
Du Bois, Nina (1)
Encyclopedia Africana, inc. (1)
Fisk University . Dept. of Publicity (1)
Folkways Records (1)
Gunter's Studio (Nashville, Tenn.) (1)
Hyman, Lillian, 1916-2012 (1)
Nimbark, Ashakant (1)
Smythe, Mabel M. (Mabel Murphy) (1)
Thomas, William Hannibal, b. 1843 (1)
United States . Works Progress Administration (Ill.) (1)
Williams, Y. Du Bois (1)
Wright, Stephen J. (1)

Topic

Archives (14)
Manuscripts (14)
Articles (6)
Spingarn Medal (6)
African American authors (2)
American poetry (2)
Death and burial (2)
Petitions (2)
United Nations (2)
Anniversaries, etc. (1)
Bibliography (1)
Biography (1)
Book reviews (1)
Portraits (1)

Genre

Correspondence (91)
Telegrams (5)
Announcements (1)
Essays (1)
Gelatin silver prints (1)
Letters to the editor (1)
Photographs (1)
Reviews (document genre) (1)
Speeches (1)

Collection

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers (96)

Place

Nashville (Tenn.) (45)
New York (N.Y.) (32)
Chicago (Ill.) (6)
Atlanta (Ga.) (3)
Lenox (Mass.) (2)
Whittier (Calif.) (2)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) (1)
Chattanooga (Tenn.) (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) (1)
Pontiac (Mich.) (1)

 

 

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Nashville (Tenn.) - Advises Du Bois where he could find a complete copy of his Bismarck speech.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973
1957 Feb. 13
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Nashville (Tenn.) - Thanking Du Bois for the copy of "A Statement on the Denial of Human Rights to Minorities," the petition brought before the United Nations.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Fisk University . Library
1947 Oct. 31
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Nashville (Tenn.) - Thanking Du Bois for donating some of his manuscripts of speeches, articles, book reviews, and other "fugitive writings."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Fisk University . Library
1948 Nov. 5
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Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Arna Bontemps; relaying Anson Phelps Stokes's suggestion that he draft an outline of the Writers' Project prospective collaboration on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1941 Apr. 7
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New York (N.Y.) - Belatedly enclosing the photo of himself requested long ago for feature in the "Crisis"; and noting his happy compliance with Meta Lassen's offer (to translate into Danish his Spinarn-award-winning poem; see mums312-b037-i208, i161).
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973
1927 Jan. 21
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Nashville (Tenn.) - Thanking him for meeting with her recently in New York and relaying that the project they discussed at that time "is very much alive."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973
1948 Feb. 4
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Nashville (Tenn.) - Mentioning that Charles Waddell Chesnutt's papers have been donated to the library by his daughter, Helen Chesnutt.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Fisk University . Library
1952 Mar. 27
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New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the address of Arna Bontemps
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 Mar. 28
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Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Anna Bontemps, Supervisor; happily regarding the prospective Federal Writers' Project's involvement in the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

United States . Works Progress Administration (Ill.)
1940 Feb. 22
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Nashville (Tenn.) - Mentioning that he has become interested in an exchange of letters between Charles Chesnutt and Booker T. Washington about William Hannibal Thomas and his book "The American Negro," and asking Du Bois if he knew Thomas.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973
1952 Dec. 17